Dialysis and Nancy Scott

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In researching another topic, I came across this video biography of Nancy L. Scott.

I’d really like for everyone to know about this lady.  She’s a real champion for dialysis and transplant patients and I believe she’s done more for us than we’ll ever know.  She’s an inspiration for me because when I think I can’t go any further or do anything more, I look to what she’s done and how much she has given and I find that extra energy to go just a few steps further. This video from Dialysis Patient Citizens was part of the Inaugural Gala for the DPC Education Center on March 11, 2014.  It summarizes Nancy L. Scott’s contribution but nothing can ever fully describe how much she’s done for us.   I’m sure all dialysis patients are in a better place because of Nancy’s superhuman efforts.

To watch the video, CLICK HERE.  This video was part of the introduction to the Nancy L. Scott Award for Patient Education and Public Service.

About DevonTexas

I am a person with ESRD (End Stage Renal Disease) which means my kidneys don't work. Forty or so years ago that would have been a death sentence but today there is Dialysis which means I could be hooked up to a machine that would clean my blood as the kidneys should. Three days a week, I went to a dialysis center and had too very large needles stuck in my arm to remove and replace my blood as it passed through a process where it was cleaned and the fluid was removed, a process taking a little over four hours each time. In November 2017, I received a kidney transplant from a deceased donor. My life went into overdrive. With a "new" functioning kidney, I no longer had to go to a dialysis center and my days were not open to be lived rather than recovering from dialysis which meant dialyzing for three days and resting for 4 days a week. I work full-time and often 50 hours per week. It is something I never imagined. I highly recommend it! HeeHee I want to advance knowledge about dialysis and transplant so that others can learn from my experience and mistakes. We shouldn't have to reinvent the wheel, eh? There is so much to be learned and experienced about our predicament. There are vast resources available to support us and enrich our lives but many patients don't know about them. There are also many issues that we have to deal with whether we want to or not. So I blog about them in www.DevonTexas.com All comments are confidential until I approve them. If you don't want your comment public, let me know and I will respect that. So, feel free to leave a comment. I also blog in LegacyTales in WordPress if you are interested in the ramblings of a Old Man. Give a peek and let me know what you think. https://legacytales.wordpress.com/ Enjoy.
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